Friday, September 09, 2005

New Orleans Musicians, Artists to Hold their Own Benefit this Sunday at Backyard Party at Nubian Queen Lola’s Kitchen

yum! and for an excellent cause! and good music! we should all go support our fellow musicians and mankind, and eat good.


AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 8, 2005) — The Louisiana-born owner of an East Austin soul food restaurant, Lola Stephens, and her family and friends are organizing a party starting at 1:00 p.m. Sun. Sept. 11, at her restaurant Nubian Queen Lo-La's Cajun, Soul Food, and BBQ Kitchen, at 1815 Rosewood (corner of Chicon). Lola wants to welcome fellow Louisianians to her new home state by offering them the chance to stage their OWN musical benefit to raise funds for their resettlement. Every penny raised will go directly to the performers who are currently staying at the Convention Center, helping them set down some roots in the city that's welcomed them so warmly.

For more information, please call Lola Stephens at 542-9269 (restaurant)

and then, if you can't make it out there, but still wanna have something to do with some good eatin', you can always donate to the big-ass barbecue dinner that the good folks at crowd control records are puttin' on September 18th for the evacuees in the Convention Center downtown. they figure $2/person...c'mon. two bucks. let them louisianans have a go at the best food texas has to offer! welcome them to the Lone Star State in style!

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